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Egypt diplomats quit Libya after kidnappings
26th January 2014 Egypt diplomats quit Libya after kidnappings Egypt’s ambassador and his staff have left Libya for security reasons after the kidnapping of five of their colleagues, the foreign ministry said Sunday. “The ambassador and more than 50 staff and diplomats of the Egyptian embassy left...
Iran hopes to implement nuclear deal within month
29th December 2013 Iran hopes to implement nuclear deal within month A top Iranian nuclear negotiator expressed hope Sunday a deal with world powers could be implemented within a month, but said technical talks on the matter are proceeding slowly, Mehr news agency reported. The deal, signed in November,...
China exports grow strongly on demand from US, Europe
8th December 2013 China exports grow strongly on demand from US, Europe China’s exports grew far more strongly than expected in November while import growth weakened, official figures showed Sunday, fuelling the country’s biggest trade surplus in nearly five years. Exports increased 12.7 percent year-on-year to $202.2 billion, the General...
20 killed in second day of air raids on Syria’s Al-Bab
1st December 2013 20 killed in second day of air raids on Syria’s Al-Bab BEIRUT: At least 20 people, including four children, were killed Sunday in a second day of deadly air strikes on Al-Bab in northern Syria, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The Britain-based monitoring group said they were...
Foreign brands still minnows in Japanese car market
24th November 2013 Foreign brands still minnows in Japanese car market Spotting a foreign car on Japanese streets is a rare sight — save for the odd luxury brand like Ferrari or Jaguar — a point underscored at the Tokyo Motor Show this week. It was the third time...
World powers, Iran clinch ’historic’ nuclear deal
24th November 2013 World powers, Iran clinch ’historic’ nuclear deal Iran agreed to curb its nuclear programme in a breakthrough deal Sunday that world powers claimed was the biggest step in decade-long efforts to deny Tehran an atomic bomb. Tehran boasted that the agreement, which offers Iran limited...
France ’will not tolerate’ nuclear proliferation: Hollande
17th November 2013 France ’will not tolerate’ nuclear proliferation: Hollande France will not accept the proliferation of nuclear arms, President Francois Hollande said on Sunday after arriving in Israel for a visit expected to focus on Iran’s controversial nuclear drive. “France will not tolerate nuclear proliferation,” he said...
Syria war costs industry $2.2bn
3rd November 2013 Syria war costs industry $2.2bn The Syrian industrial sector has lost $2.2 billion since the war began 31 months ago, Industry Minister Kamaleddine Tohme said in statements published Sunday. “The losses in the industrial sector from the start of the Syrian crisis till...
World Bank pledges more funds for poor in troubled states
2nd October 2013 World Bank pledges more funds for poor in troubled states WASHINGTON: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim laid out a new strategy for the global development lender on Tuesday that includes a sharp increase in funds to help poor people in nations scarred by conflict and a pledge...
S.Korea, US sign new strategy to deter N.Korea nuclear threat
2nd October 2013 S.Korea, US sign new strategy to deter N.Korea nuclear threat SEOUL: The United States and South Korea signed a new strategy to deter North Korea’s possible use of nuclear arms and other weapons of mass destruction to enhance response effectiveness amid growing threats from Pyongyang, their defence chiefs...
Ban to present key Syria chemical report
15th September 2013 Ban to present key Syria chemical report UN leaders have “agonized” over a report that Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will present Monday on chemical weapons in Syria that could renew pressure on President Bashar al-Assad, officials said. Ban has already revealed that he expects the...
Michelle Obama pushes water as ‘best energy drink’
14th September 2013 Michelle Obama pushes water as ‘best energy drink’ WASHINGTON: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama, known for urging U.S. children to be more active and eat their vegetables, began a new health push this week by touting the benefits of drinking water. But exactly how much water...
Rebel rampage in aftermath of US strikes: Soldiers
8th September 2013 Rebel rampage in aftermath of US strikes: Soldiers It isn’t the US cruise missiles that terrify Saleem, a pro-government militia fighter who survived some of the toughest battles of Syria’s civil war. It’s the rebel onslaught that could begin once American bombs start to fall. Holed...
Imran appeals for special talks with PM, Kayani over drone strikes
19th July 2013 Imran appeals for special talks with PM, Kayani over drone strikes ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Thursday renewed an appeal for a special session with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani to discuss Pakistan’s so-called understanding with the...
Thousands protest in New York over Zimmerman acquittal
15th July 2013 Thousands protest in New York over Zimmerman acquittal NEW YORK CITY: Thousands protested in cities across the US Sunday against the acquittal of neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman, a day after his trial for killing unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin ended in Florida. Demonstrators rallied noisily, but...
U.S. missile, Pakistan air force strikes kill 19 militants
15th July 2013 U.S. missile, Pakistan air force strikes kill 19 militants PESHAWAR: At least 19 suspected militants, including two foreigners, were killed in Pakistan’s lawless tribal region overnight in a Pakistani military operation and a separate U.S. drone strike, security officials said on Sunday. Pakistan has seen a spate...
ElBaradei sworn in as Egypt VP: presidency
14th July 2013 ElBaradei sworn in as Egypt VP: presidency Prominent liberal Egyptian leader Mohamed ElBaradei was sworn in on Sunday as Egypt’s interim vice president for foreign relations, the presidency said in a statement. The appointment of ElBaradei, a former head of the UN nuclear watchdog and...
China to help Pakistan expand strategic road links
14th July 2013 China to help Pakistan expand strategic road links Pakistan will soon be embarking on an ambitious plan to expand its strategic road, rail network to ease travel and facilitate trade with the Central Asian Republics, China and other regional countries. Among the eight agreements inked during...
Mexico volcano ash stops more flights
6th July 2013 Mexico volcano ash stops more flights MEXICO CITY: Two US airlines canceled a handful of flights to and from Mexico City’s international airport on Friday after the Popocatepetl volcano spewed a new column of ash, officials said. United Airlines canceled its flights from and...
EU threatens to suspend data-sharing with US over spy reports
6th July 2013 EU threatens to suspend data-sharing with US over spy reports BRUSSELS: The European Union is threatening to suspend two agreements granting the United States access to European financial and travel data unless Washington shows it is respecting EU rules on data privacy, EU officials have said. The threat...
Obama calls on neighbors to stop fuelling Congo conflict
2nd July 2013 Obama calls on neighbors to stop fuelling Congo conflict DAR ES SALAAM: U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday called on states around the Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern region to stop fuelling conflict there and implement a peace deal. After 11 nations signed the peace agreement, the...
India looks to cushion power firms from gas hike
28th June 2013 India looks to cushion power firms from gas hike NEW DELHI: India promised to protect key industries from the full impact of higher gas prices on Friday, taking the shine off a reform which may bring in more investment to the gas sector but could hike costs...
U.S. committed to build bridges with the people of Pakistan: Ambassador
28th June 2013 U.S. committed to build bridges with the people of Pakistan: Ambassador KARACHI: U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan, Richard Olson here on Friday reiterated his country’s commitment to build bridges with the people of Pakistan with major focus on improving the life’s quality of the population steadily getting younger. Addressing the...
Kerry urges ’central role’ for India in Afghan polls
23rd June 2013 Kerry urges ’central role’ for India in Afghan polls US Secretary of State John Kerry called Sunday for a “central role” for India in Afghanistan’s 2014 elections as he warned of potential difficulties in the war-torn nation as US forces withdraw. “The world’s largest democracy can play...
‘Privacy’ search engines see jump after NSA row
22nd June 2013 ‘Privacy’ search engines see jump after NSA row WASHINGTON: Internet users are taking a fresh look at “privacy” search engines that do not store data or track online activity, in light of the flap over US government surveillance. While Google’s market share has not seen a...
Taliban claim responsibility for attack on Afghan base
19th June 2013 Taliban claim responsibility for attack on Afghan base KABUL: The Taliban on Wednesday claimed responsibility for an attack in Afghanistan overnight that killed four US troops, just hours after Washington said its officials would met the insurgents for talks. “Last night two big rockets were launched...
 
 
 



 
 



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